Title: Mastering Math
Overall Rating: B
Source: QUEUE, Inc.
Playing Time: About 30-45 minutes
Date: 1985
Cost: $195.00
Number of Players: 1 per computer
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-ROM
Subject Area: Math (grades 3-8)
Objectives: To be able to answer questions on several different math topics with some degree of success.
Brief Description: This software covers many topics in math of various levels.  The setup is very basic and contains several questions (many of which are word problems) with a choice of three answers.  After a series of 10 questions are asked, the computer tells you how many you missed and gives the percentage of correct answers.  There is no reward for answering them all correctly.
Entry Capabilities Required: Must know math skills up to their grade level and how to use a mouse.

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: Provides a great deal of practice for concepts learned in math class and real-life situations dealing with money and other important skills.
Weak Points: The activity is very repetitive with little variations and creativity.  There is no color or design, and no reward (unless the teacher provides one) for answering all the questions correctly.
Reviewer: Lorie Wert
Position: Undergraduate student
Date: September 22, 1998
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.